Refugee Integration & Employment Services

refugee support

Refugee Integration & Employment Services

Established 2008

Our offices

Bristol
Birmingham
Sandwell
Wolverhampton

refugee centre locations
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3,000+

Individuals from refugee backgrounds impacted upon – we are now a leading provider of refugee support and integration services for newly arrived communities in the UK.

People
70 Staff

Our staff are all experts in their respective fields, which has enabled our rapid growth to a leading provider of refugee resettlement and integration services in Bristol and the West Midlands.

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#rethinkingrefugee

Our #rethinkingrefugee work challenges stereotypes and establishes individuals with more resilience into the places where they live, supporting people to find employment and become part of an inclusive city.

bristol refugee centre

Our vision

Our vision is for all refugees coming to the UK to be successfully integrated into our society.

Our mission

To support the settlement and resettlement needs of refugees to develop their independence and equip them with the skills they need to gain sustainable employment in the UK.

To promote the positive contribution that refugees can have on our local communities.

To be a nationally recognised leader in the refugee sector, driving change and transforming lives through the dedication and unique expertise of our staff.

To collaborate with partners who share our vision for refugee integration.

Our services
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Refugee accommodation

We provide an accommodation-based model of integration support delivered in Birmingham, Bristol and Wolverhampton to over 700 individuals each year.

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Refugee & BAME training

Himilo, our training subsidiary, provides training and employment services to some 2,500 individuals per year through its SEESI (first language building resilience and agency), Pre-Ignite (transitioning into successful UK employment) and Ignite (employer/ employee skills gap solution services) programs.

Research and Consultancy
Research and consultancy

ACH is established as a research practitioner informing policy through practice, bringing the lived experience of 3,000 individuals and their communities to date into policy design.

ACH (@ACHintegrates)

We invest in our volunteers! 'Volunteering is an opportunity for people to contribute to a cause they care about, and make a difference to the local community, but it’s also a great way to build confidence and key skills that can lead to future success.' https://t.co/Pvmalnqzwp

25 Nov 2019, 15:01

ACH (@ACHintegrates)

The word 'innovation' comes from the Latin 'to renew'...it is about looking at the world with fresh eyes and seeking to renew ideas and find new opportunities. Take a look at this photo exhibition changing the narrative and #rethinkingrefugee as innovative entrepreneur...

25 Nov 2019, 11:32

ACH (@ACHintegrates)

Know someone looking for a career with food? Our training subsidiary @HimiloTraining work to deliver training courses to get our clients into sustainable, long-lasting careers with the opportunity to progress. Take a look at their latest short course for Level 2 Food Hygiene! 🍋

25 Nov 2019, 10:38